Doctor of Chiropractic 

Palmer’s Doctor of Chiropractic degree program offers you a rigorous academic education and hands-on learning in both classroom and clinical settings. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from chiropractic researchers at the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research  who are actively performing leading-edge studies and publishing their work in prestigious, peer-reviewed healthcare journals. Your classroom studies will be enhanced by opportunities to attend seminars, join technique clubs, register for elective technique classes and participate in continuing education programs. You can earn a Doctor of Chiropractic degree at any of the three Palmer College campuses.

Other Degrees Offered on the Davenport Campus

Associate of Science in Chiropractic Technology

Are you seeking a career as a valued member of a chiropractic team? Then the associate degree with specialized training is just what you need. Learn to perform chiropractic X-ray examinations, fundamental screenings and physical assessments of patients with a combination of classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences. You also learn what you need to supervise a chiropractic office. The Associate degree program is offered on Palmer’s Davenport Campus only.

Bachelor of Science in General Science 

The Bachelor of Science degree in General Science is offered in conjunction with the Doctor of Chiropractic curriculum or can be started before acceptance into the D.C. program. The degree is earned by completing 31 credit hours of basic science in the D.C. program and 90 credit hours in elective undergraduate courses, completed through Palmer Undergraduate Science Studies or transfer credits.

Master of Science in Clinical Research 

Palmer is a leading research institution for chiropractic health care. As a Master of Science student, you’ll have the opportunity to work as part of a clinical research team in large clinical trials and conduct patient-oriented research with faculty in our extensive, updated research facility on the Davenport Campus. You can investigate important issues and research questions in chiropractic by conducting clinical studies at our Research Clinic and in our human bioengineering laboratories.

Post Graduate Programs 

Earn eligibility for certification and diplomate status through one of Palmer College’s post graduate and specialty programming options. Taught by leading practitioners in the field, our programs feature cutting-edge clinical applications and hands-on instruction. Students will also save time and money with our convenient live/online learning structure for select topics.


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Davenport, Iowa, Campus
Academic Affairs
(563) 884-5466

San Jose, Calif., Campus
Academic Administration
(408) 944-6021

Port Orange, Fla., Campus
Academic Affairs
(386) 763-2760